Digital Learning Equity Act

FCC commissioner throws weight behind new ‘homework gap’ bill


The FCC commissioner appeared alongside Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., during the announcement of the legislation in Vermont. She has been an outspoken advocate for kids who don't have Internet access.

Senators add voices to ‘digital equity’ issue, introduce bill


On the same day that the FCC voted to modernize the Lifeline program to include broadband services, Sens. Angus King, I-Maine, and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., introduced a bill called the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015.